Because of his recent poor form with the bat and not proving to be a finisher as he is known for is being criticized by his fans from all quarters.
However, a young boy crossed all his limits and threatened to rape the 6-year old daughter (Ziva) of the captain and his message on the social media put the Ranchi police on alert.
This 16-year-old boy from Munda district in Kutch (Gujarat State) was a top ranker in his XI class, according to Mr. Saurbh Singh, the Superintendent of Police (Kutch West).
Speaking exclusively over the telephone, he said, "the boy is studying in Class 12 now. He was a top ranker last year".
"We have met his father and elder brother. They are in the farming business and they are family. They are wondering how this boy could to such an extent. They are ashamed of his actions. Even his friends are shocked to learn this'.
"An FIR has already been registered and the Ranchi police will come here to take custody of this boy".
"Some elder from the family will accompany him".
"The boy being a minor will be sent to the remand home and not in jail where other seasonal criminals are kept. This boy is not a seasonal criminal. Action against him will now be decided in the court proceedings".
"The boy will also be counselled", the SP added.
The identity of the boy has been known to this reporter but we are not revealing the same at the request of the family.